Four killed in Mymensingh road crash

United News of Bangladesh. Mymensingh | Updated at 04:08pm on April 20, 2019

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Five people of a CNG-run auto-rickshaw are killed after a head-on collision with a bus on Mymensingh-Haluaghat Road in Alalpur area on April 20, 2019. — UNB photo

At least four people, including a woman, were killed and two others were injured when a lorry hit an auto-rickshaw and a human hauler on Mymensingh-Haluaghat road at Alalpur in the city on Saturday morning.

The deceased were Yunus, 60, Kuddus, 38 of Baula village in Phulpur upazila, Mustafijur Rahman, 62 and his wife Rahima Khatun, 50 of Tarakanda upazila.

Mahmudul Islam, officer-in-charge of Kotwali police station, said that the accident took place when the Mymensingh-bound lorry from Tarakanda hit the auto-rickshaw and the human hauler around 11:00am, leaving four people dead on the spot and two others injured.

The lorry driver lost control over steering as one of its wheels got punctured and fell into a ditch after hitting the two vehicles, he said.

On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to local hospital morgue for autopsy.